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Libya's elected parliament extends mandate, complicating peace talks| Reuters

Oct 06, 2015    

BENGHAZI, Libya Libya's elected parliament voted on Monday to extend its mandate beyond its Oct. 20 expiry in a move likely to complicate U.N. attempts to end a crisis between the country's two rival governments.Four years after the uprising that toppled veteran ruler Muammar Gaddafi, the oil-producing North African state is caught in conflict between its recognised government, with an elected parliament, and a rival self-declared administration. The two are backed by competing armed factions.The United Nations has been negotiating a peace agreement to form a unity government. It had been pu...

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